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St Christopher seated with the Infant Christ: AD.5.22-48

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

St Christopher seated with the Infant Christ

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 123 mm
Width: 95 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Transferred (1876) by Cambridge University Library

Dating

Circa 1515 - 1517

Note

Watermark suggest this is a late 18th-century impression

School or Style

German

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( Part watermark crown cf Winzinger 48, dated 1777.chainlines vertical)

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 48
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 54
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: AD.4.22-48
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: Crown [fragment]
  • Type: Watermark

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-48
Primary reference Number: 82098
Bartsch: 54
Winzinger: 85
New Hollstein (German): 57
Lugt: 2475
Winzinger (watermarks): 48
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "St Christopher seated with the Infant Christ" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/82098 Accessed: 2024-02-22 11:52:16

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